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DeSoto House Hotel

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About
Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Wheelchair access
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Banquet Room
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Room features
Suites
Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Accessible rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Historic Hotel
Romantic
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Special Offer:Dinner Package
Reviews (652)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Every year I travel to Galena in October and look forward to the wonderful food and best Bloody Mary at Green Street Tavern in the DeSoto House Hotel. Last year I could not make the trip, so I was even more excited for food and...More

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Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Every time we stay here, it’s a great time. The staff is so friendly and helpful! The hotel has s great history and tours for both the history and ghost tours! Fun! It is right in the middle of downtown which makes it perfect for...More

1  Thank Slemner
Reviewed 1 week ago

My niece was visiting from out of town and I just had to take her to Galena for the day. We only stayed one night at this hotel, but we loved the staff, especially Ann. We had dinner in the General restaurant (2nd time for...More

Thank 3Cousins
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were visitors to Galena and happened upon the bar in the basement of DeSoto. Eric, our bartender, was the best. I cant rave enough about how he made our trip special. He knows all the history on Galena and on the hotel De Soto....More

Thank Coastal09281945708
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful hotel that has kept its historical integrity. President Lincoln spoke from the balcony of the hotel to a crowded street during his campaign and President Grant ran his campaign from the hotel. Make sure you go to the lower level and check out the...More

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DeeDee G
24 April 2018|
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Response from S4904APmattm | Reviewed this property |
I know Jeff was there 5 months ago when my fiancée and I stayed at the desoto!
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hwoodrum
31 August 2017|
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Response from Steven K | Reviewed this property |
I really do not know if this is a requirement of a weekend stay. You would have to call the hotel and inquire about this topic. Sorry I cannot help in this regard.
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ireland1227
23 February 2017|
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Response from trib_ona | Reviewed this property |
As stated above, we have had two different rooms and neither had a refrigerator. They did have blow dryers in both rooms. We even had a suite with a fireplace. I highly recommend the midweek internet options. They are... More
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Room Tips
"The junior suites are spacious and comfortable"
3Cousins
1 week ago
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"Main street view"
rhondaw56
8 Oct 2018
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"Book early...street side has some noise...not bothersome."
pcbc17
21 Sep 2018
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"This historic landmark is located on Main Street and includes a Parking Garage."
955jaeh
23 Aug 2018
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LOCATION
United StatesIllinoisGalena
NUMBER OF ROOMS
55
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